The Healthy Zone Rink on Riley Street in East Aurora could feature a brand-new lodge as early as this fall. Fundraising for the project will kick off next weekend with a 24-hour Hockey-thon, in which hockey will be played continuously from 9 p.m. Friday, March 14 through the final whistle at 9 p.m. on Saturday, March 15.
On a recent snowy Sunday morning, several girls from Immaculate Conception School braved the cold and snow to launch their rocket, the Avenger, in the hopes of achieving a qualifying launch for the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) competition in May.
“Whodunit” will be the question on everyone’s mind next weekend when the East Aurora Middle School PTO hosts its first-ever “Murder Mystery at the Mansion” fundraiser. The event will take place from 7-11 p.m. Saturday, March 8 at the Knox Farm State Park main house.
The Iroquois Board of Education is considering restructuring the district’s building grade groupings as a way to decrease costs, Superintendent Douglas Scofield said in comments made at the Feb. 25 budget work session. The district is facing budget challenges stemming from a projected $566,576 gap between its revenue and expenditure.
Town of Aurora Recreation Department Director Peggy Cooke announced at the Feb. 24 Aurora Town Board meeting that one of the top candidates for the new aquatics and recreation director position is from out of state. The candidate will travel to Aurora this weekend for several rounds of in-person interviews.
The Aurora Players will open its 80th season this month with “Run for Your Wife,” a British farce about a man who accidentally reveals he is married to, not one, but two women and must spend the rest of the show evading them both.
The East Aurora School District’s faculty, staff and seniors went head to head in the district's first-ever Wiffle ball tournament, held on Friday, Feb. 28. The event, “Wiffle for Wings,” raised more than $4,500, and all the proceeds were given to Wings Flight of Hope, an organization that transports people to faraway hospitals for medical treatments free of charge.